Hell-for-leather meaning

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Hell-for-leather is defined as done in a very quick way, or in a way that exerts all of one's energy.

An example of hell-for-leather used as an adverb is in the phrase "hell for leather running," which means running at one's highest speed.

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The definition of hell-for-leather is done with all of one's energy, or at full speed.

An example of something done hell-for-leather is a final sprint to win a major marathon.

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At breakneck speed.
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With all of one's energy, will, etc.; with wholehearted or reckless determination.
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At full speed or with great speed.

A hell-for-leather chase.

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In a hell-for-leather manner or fashion.
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As fast as possible; recklessly fast.

He rode hell-for-leather to catch up with the stagecoach.

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Less common form of hell-for-leather.
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